Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Example is leadership.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down